Category Archives: Health Tip

Health Tip: Grill Healthier

Avoid the fattier meats (HealthDay News) — Eating healthier doesn’t have to mean dousing the barbeque permanently. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these suggestions for healthier grilling: Choose lean meats such as skinless poultry, sirloin or flank steak, bison, pork tenderloin or fish, instead of fattier meats. Marinate meat in a low-sodium dry…

Help Kids Breathe Easier on Halloween

Doctor tells how to avoid allergy, asthma triggers WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) — Allergy and asthma triggers lurk everywhere on Halloween, but some simple measures can keep children safe, an expert says. Potential problems range from ingredients in candy to dust and chemicals in costumes, according to Dr. Stephen Apaliski, author of a book…

Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Halloween

You don’t have to serve up ‘junk food’ (HealthDay News) — If you’re planning a Halloween party for the neighborhood kids, candy and other “junk food” aren’t your only options. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests these healthier alternatives: For trick-or-treaters, offer low-calorie drinks and treats. For party guests, serve veggies, fruit…

Health Tip: Exercise for People Who Have Had Breast Cancer

It helps them regain strength (HealthDay News) — Exercise is always important for good health, but it’s especially beneficial for women who have had breast cancer. The American Council on Exercise mentions these potential benefits: Exercise can reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence, death from breast cancer and death from all causes, compared to…

Health Tip: Encourage Your Family to Exercise

They’ll have more energy for fun activities (HealthDay News) — Having the will to exercise can be challenging when you’re the only family member who would rather be active than watching TV. The American Council on Exercise offers these suggestions to spare children from a “couch potato” lifestyle: Exercise lowers the risks of type 2…